Anime Underground The Trippiest Anime of All Time  

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If you ended up on this page, you're one of two people. If you're a nerd like me, then you're looking for some good trippy anime because you love unique art styles and want to watch some different. Then there are those of you who are about to eat some mushrooms, and want to know what anime they should watch while tripping. Either way, we've thrown together a great selection that includes trippy anime movies, as well as god anime. These shows are all very visually stimulating, playing off a wide selection of colors and shapes that are guaranteed to blow your mind at least a little bit. We've included classics like FLCL and Akira, but if you've been out of the game for a while then you'll be delighted to discover some newer trippy anime titles, especially Space Dandy.

There are a few titles on here that are more psychologically trippy, so if you want lots of colors and don't want to think too much you should definitely stay away from Satoshi Kon's Paranoia Agent. Vote up your favorite anime that is visually or mentally trippy, or simply use this as a guide for anime to enjoy during your next trip (or not, shout out to us sober people!)

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Spirited Away

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Death Note is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Death Note Mamoru Miyano, Brad Swaile, Vincent Tong

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FLCL

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Howl's Moving Castle

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Akira

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My Neighbor Totoro

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Elfen Lied is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Elfen Lied Sanae Kobayashi, Chihiro Suzuki, Mamiko Noto

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Paprika

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Kill la Kill Nobuyuki Hiyama, Shin-ichiro Miki, Toshihiko Seki

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Neon Genesis Evangelion is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Neon Genesis Evangelion Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi

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Future Diary is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Future Diary Tomokazu Seki, Akira Ishida, Yuki Matsuoka

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Samurai Champloo Ayako Kawasumi, Koyasu Taketo, Akio Ōtsuka - Check out episodes #9 (Beatbox Bandits) and #22 (Cosmic Collisions)

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Steins;Gate is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Steins;Gate Mamoru Miyano, Asami Imai, Kana Hanazawa

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Space Dandy Jun'ichi Suwabe, Uki Satake, Hiroyuki Yoshino

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Serial Experiments Lain is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Serial Experiments Lain Ayako Kawasumi, Shigeru Shiba, Ryūsuke Ōbayashi

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Paranoia Agent Shôzô Iizuka, Toshihiko Seki, Michael McConnohie

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Mushishi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Mushishi Kôjun Itô, Yûto Nakano, Travis Willingham

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Puella Magi Madoka Magica is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Puella Magi Madoka Magica Chiwa Saitō, Junko Iwao, Yūko Gotō

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Tokyo Ghoul is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Tokyo Ghoul Natsuki Hanae, Michelle Rojas, Sora Amamiya

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Noragami is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Akame ga KILL! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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K is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
K Mamoru Miyano, Takahiro Sakurai, Jun Fukuyama

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Ninja Scroll is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Ninja Scroll

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Sword Art Online is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Sword Art Online Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Haruka Tomatsu, Bryce Papenbrook

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Aeon Flux is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Aeon Flux Denise Poirier, John Rafter Lee, Julia Fletcher

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Charlotte is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Beelzebub is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Beelzebub Shizuka Ito

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Dead Leaves

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Excel Saga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Excel Saga Takehito Koyasu, Kotono Mitsuishi, Jason Douglas

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One Piece is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Shinsekai Yori is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Shinsekai Yori Yūki Kaji

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Mind Game

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Monster is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Monster Charlize Theron, Christina Ricci, Bruce Dern

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Shiki is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Shiki Gackt, Nozomi Sasaki, Wataru Takagi

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The Tatami Galaxy Maaya Sakamoto

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Memories is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Memories

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni kai Yui Horie, Satsuki Yukino, Mai Nakahara

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Blast of Tempest is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Boogiepop Phantom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Boogiepop Phantom Crispin Freeman, Fumiko Orikasa, Mamiko Noto

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Mayoiga is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Mayoiga

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RIN - Daughters of Mnemosyne is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Deneme is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time
Deneme

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Mawaru Penguindrum Yui Horie, Akira Ishida, Mamiko Noto

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Cuticle Detective Inaba is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Kaiba Chiwa Saitō, Houko Kuwashima, Mamiko Noto

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Pupa is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Trippiest Anime of All Time

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Kemonozume Daisuke Gōri, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kiyoyuki Yanada